Benq TH682 vs Benq W1080

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Benq TH682
Benq W1080

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Reasons For

11 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Benq TH682 is 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 1,000 ANSI lumens brighter than the Benq W1080 (2,000 ANSI lumens).
Longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Benq TH682 is an 8,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 3,000h longer than the Benq W1080 (5,000h).
13% longer service life of lamp Edit
The Benq TH682 has a service life of lamp of 4,000h. That's 500h longer than the Benq W1080 (3,500h).
One more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Benq TH682 has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however the Benq W1080 only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
A bit quieter noise level Edit
The Benq TH682 has a noise level of 32dB, but the Benq W1080 is a 33dB noise level projector (1dB louder). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Benq TH682 has a noise level (economic mode) of 28dB. That's 2dB quieter than the Benq W1080 (30dB).
2% lighter Edit
Benq TH682 is 2.8kg heavy. That's 50g lighter than the Benq W1080 (2.9kg).
£86 cheaper
The Benq TH682 costs £663.00, whereas the Benq W1080 is £749.00.
£23.40 cheaper to run
The Benq TH682 only costs £93.42 to run over five years whereas the Benq W1080 costs £116.82 to run (25% more). Read more
Expert reviews are moderately better
The Benq TH682 has an average expert review score of 84%, but the Benq W1080 has an average rating of 81% (based on 42 reviews).
User reviews are a lot better
The Benq TH682 has an average user review score of 100%, but the Benq W1080 has an average rating of 83% (based on 125 reviews).
3 Reasons For
Bigger bulb power Edit
Benq W1080 is 240W lamp power, but the Benq TH682 is only a 210W lamp power projector (30W smaller).
Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Benq W1080 is two, but the Benq TH682 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
1 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
30W smaller bulb power Edit
The Benq TH682 is a 210W lamp power projector. That's 30W smaller than the Benq W1080 (240W).
One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Benq TH682 is a one HDMI ports quantity projector, whereas the Benq W1080 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Not as many stockists
Only 5 retailers sells the Benq TH682, however 6 stores sell the Benq W1080. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
12 Reasons Against
1,000 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Benq W1080 has a projector brightness of 2,000 ANSI lumens, however the Benq TH682 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,000 ANSI lumens brighter).
3,000h shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Benq W1080 is only 5,000h service life of lamp in economic mode, but the Benq TH682 is an 8,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (3,000h longer).
500h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Benq W1080 is a 3,500h lamp service life projector, whereas the Benq TH682 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector (500h longer).
Only one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Benq W1080 is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the Benq TH682 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Louder noise level Edit
The Benq W1080 is a 33dB noise level projector. That's 1dB louder than the Benq TH682 (33dB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

2dB louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Benq W1080 is a 30dB noise level (in economic mode) projector, whereas the Benq TH682 is a 28dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB quieter).
A little heavier Edit
The Benq W1080 has a weight of 2.9kg, however the Benq TH682 is a 2.8kg heavy projector (50g lighter).
More expensive by £86
The Benq W1080 is £86 more expensive than the Benq TH682.
Older by over one year
The Benq W1080 is 18 months older than the Benq TH682.
Higher running costs over five years by £23.40
The Benq W1080 costs £116.82 to run which is £23.40 more to run than the Benq TH682 over five years. Show assumptions.
Expert review Rating is moderately Worse
The Benq W1080's average expert score is 81%, however the Benq TH682's is 84% (based on 3 reviews).
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The Benq W1080's average user score is 83%, however the Benq TH682's is 100% (based on 1 review).

Awards

No awards found 6 Awards
Digital Versus: 5 Star
hardware.info: Bronze Award
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
projectorreviews.com.au: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

29 months Ago 48 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.73
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 93.42
Purchase price £ 663.00
Total cost of ownership £ 756.42
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 113.13
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 116.82
Purchase price £ 749.00
Total cost of ownership £ 865.82
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.46T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.58T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 10000:1
 10000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,000 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 40
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 40
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
 1.2:1
BEST
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 16:9
Screen Size Compatibility
60 - 300 38 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5,000W
Lamps Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
8,000h
BEST
5,000h
Bulb Power
210W 240W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h
BEST
3,500h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 0.69 - 0.76:1
 0.69 - 0.76:1
Offset
105% 105%
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.6 - 2.7 2.6 - 2.78
Focal Length Range (f-F)
10.2 - 11.22 10.2 - 12.24

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
32dB
BEST
33dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
28dB
BEST
30dB
Horizontal Scan Range
31 - 102 15 - 102
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 23 - 120
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 Standard
BEST
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 Standard

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
TV Tuner Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 TV tuner integrated
RMS Rated Power
10W 10W
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 White
 Grey
 Silver
 Black
 White
 Grey
 Silver
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
280W
BEST
353W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
230W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
315W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.8kg
BEST
2.9kg
Height
105mm 109mm
Depth
248mm 244mm
Width
312mm 312mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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